Criminal Justice Minor

Requirements for a Minor in Criminal Justice

Nineteen Semester Hours

A. American Government - Three semester hours selected from

  • PSC 1305 American National Government, or PSC 1306 American State and Local Government

B. Criminal Justice Core - Seven semester hours as listed below:

  • PSC/PPS 3302 Criminal Justice
  • SOC 4352 Criminology
  • PPS 1102 Community Law Enforcement

C. Public Policy, Law, and Criminal Justice - Six semester hours selected from:*

  • PSC/PPS 3372 Law, Justice, and Community
  • CSS 3306 Interviewing
  • CSS 3307 Legal Communication
  • PSC 3312 Public Administration
  • PSC 3320 Minority and Ethnic Group Politics
  • PSC 3321
  • PSC 3322 American Public Policy
  • PSC 4321 Administrative Law
  • PSC 4330 Urban Political Processes
  • PSC 4381 American Constitutional Law: Rights and Liberties
  • SOC 3360 Juvenile Delinquency
  • SOC 3361 Extreme Deviance
  • PSY 3321 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 3330 Psychopathology

D. Internship - Three semester hours selected from:

  • PSC 3382 Public Service Internship (criminal justice focus)
  • PSC 3392 Washington Internship (criminal justice focus)
  • PSC 3398 Bob Bullock Internship (criminal justice focus)

*Appropriate courses not listed here may be substituted with approval.

For more information and approval, please contact:

Dr. James A. Curry
Professor of Political Science
Baylor University
Draper 346.05; 254-710-3549
James_Curry@baylor.edu